Appearances for 2015

Appearances for 2015

June 13: I’ll be doing a signing at Angus and Robertson IPSWICH from 10:30 to 11:30.

June 20: I’ll be doing a signing at Angus and Robertson VICTORIA POINT from 10:30 to 11:30

June 27-28: Oz Comic-Con Melbourne, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

July 18-19: University of Southern Queensland Toowoomba’s Bookcase weekend.… Read the rest

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July Appearances

Upcoming July Appearances:

July 11, 5:30-6:30, Brisbane Square Library (organised by the Brisbane City Council).

This will be a chance to chat, say hello, hear about my journey to publication and have books signed.… Read the rest

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‘Demon Child’ Appearances

Book 8 ‘Demon Child’ is due out in June in Australia, but I’m doing a couple of pre-release signings, as well as Sydney Supanova:

Thursday May 15th, 5:30 pm:
Galaxy Bookshop, 131 York St Sydney

Friday May 16th, 4pm:
Rosemary’s Romance Books, Level 1 Blocksidge & Ferguson Arcade, 144 Adelaide St Brisbane
(Go to the end of the arcade and up the stairs)

Friday June 13-Sunday June 15:
Sydney Supanova

I’m looking forward to seeing you all!… Read the rest

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The Gravity Engine

The Gravity Engine

gravityenginecoverFor those outside Australia who have been impatiently waiting for ‘Dark Serpent’ to be released in April – here’s a little lead-in novella for you.

This story links between book 6 ‘Heaven to Wudang’ and book 7 ‘Dark Serpent’… but can be read separately from the series as well, for those who already have ‘Dark Serpent’.… Read the rest

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‘Dark Serpent’ the same size as the other books

For the OCD people who hated the fact that ‘Dark Serpent’ was printed in a larger format: a box of author copies of the Australia/NZ version of the book just arrived on my doorstep – in the smaller format, the same size as the rest of the series.… Read the rest

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Chapter One: ‘Dark Serpent’

Here’s the first chapter of ‘Dark Serpent’, the first book in the ‘Celestial Battle’ trilogy and the seventh book of the while nine-book ‘Xuan Wu’ series.

I’ve uploaded it in PDF format, so you’ll need the free Acrobat reader to view it, obtainable from Adobe.… Read the rest

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Cover for Book 7, ‘Dark Serpent’

After a last-minute panic about a single word misspelled on the blurb, the cover for ‘Dark Serpent’ is finalised and it’s off to the printers.

front cover

The formal release date is May 1 in Australia and New Zealand, but we’ll have early release copies at Supanova Melbourne April 13-14.… Read the rest

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Whispers at Queensland Writers Centre

When people ask me how to get into writing, I first warn them that it’s a thankless occupation that has very little material reward (yes, that’s right, most writers aren’t wealthy and I’m one of them).… Read the rest

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Signings for Small Shen

I’m in the process of arranging some signings for the release of Small Shen. This has been something of a nightmare because it’s so close to Christmas, but the lovely people at Harper-Collins have helped, and I have the Brisbane signings locked in.… Read the rest

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Small Shen at Brisbane Supanova

(Repeated on both News and Blog so everybody will know what’s going on)

I’ve just been informed by the fantastic and awesome Deonie of Voyager Australia that we WILL have (a limited number of) copies of Small Shen at Supanova this weekend!… Read the rest

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